which linux? (not flame bait, thank you)

Jeff MacDonald info at bignose.ca
Tue Nov 4 08:19:35 PST 2003

Gentoo. Period :)

I started out with slackware about 7 years ago, ran it for 2 years, then
ran freebsd for 5ish, but i wanted something with a bit more "main
stream/weird hardware/software" support so i decided to give a Linux a

I must say that Gentoo is probably one of the most pleasurable linux
experiences i've had to date, the package management is pretty sweet.


On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 12:09, Nicolai P Guba wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 Nov 2003 12:29, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote:
> > On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, DavidB wrote:
> > > My question is this, I would like to have a little exposure to linux
> > > and am wondering which distro to run, I used redhat back at the same
> > > time I started with FreeBSD3~ , not sure if I should check them out. 
> > > I had in my list of potentials, slackware, debian, and I was wondering
> > > what was thought of gentoo(I read that this was started by a former?
> > > freebsd developer)[I hope there is no bad blood there].
> Debian gets my vote. 

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